Heather Whiteside maintains a broad corporate practice with a focus on privacy and data protection.
Heather advises private and public-sector clients on compliance with privacy and data protection laws, anti-spam legislation, and access to information requests. She has been involved in a diverse range of transactional matters including corporate restructurings, share purchase and asset purchase transactions, and corporate financings.
Heather holds an LLM from Georgetown University and a BCL/JD from McGill University, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the McGill Journal of Law and Health and as a Student Advocate with the Legal Information Clinic at McGill. Prior to law school, she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science.
Heather summered and articled at Fasken and was previously seconded to The Hospital for Sick Children.